Dr Samir Abdelghaffar

Interventional radiologist in London


Dr Samir Abdelghaffar areas of expertise:

Professional statement

Dr Samir Abdelghaffar is a highly educated and experienced UK based Consultant Interventional Radiologist, working from his private clinic at The Princess Grace Hospital in London. His areas of expertise include but are not limited to Uterine fibroid embolisation (UFE or UAE), Varicocele Embolisation, Prostate Artery Embolisation and Pelvic Congestion Syndrome. Dr Samir is also a Consultant Interventional Radiologist for the NHS, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. 

Dr Samir graduated with an MBChB, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with honours, from Ain Shams University in 1994 and went on to complete a Master’s degree of Science in Clinical Radiology. In 2004 he further finished his Medical Doctorate in Clinical Radiology. In 2011 and after completing his research work, he became an Assistant professor of Clinical Radiology at his faculty of medicine.  He has lectured both undergraduates and radiology postgraduate doctors and has trained and supervised many interventional radiology trainees.

Dr Samir has numerous publications in the Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and his publication in Nature and Science can be viewed here. He has lectured and been invited to speak at numerous conferences and events as well as on TV to talk about various Interventional Radiology topics and recent updates. This included but not limited to the  Pan Arab Association of Radiological Societies (PAARS), International Congress of Radiology, Annual International Conference of Obstetrics & Gynecology, run by Ain Shams University, the annual International Congress of The Egyptian Society of Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases and the annual International Congress of the Egyptian Association for the Study of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases.  

Dr Samir is proficient in both English and Arabic enabling him to communicate fluently with patients speaking these languages. He continues to update himself undertaking much independent coursework in his field of study whilst he continues to actively teach and educate people about different areas and new developments in the field of Interventional Radiology. 

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